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  1. Rajon Rondo 'fired up' to join Mavs

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The opportunity to play for a contender again has Rajon Rondo feeling revitalized after leaving a rebuilding franchise in the Boston Celtics. "There's one goal that you have in mind, and I'm dying to get another ring again," Rondo said i...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. Dirk: 'Sky hook still a work in progress'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki has been working on a sky hook in shot doctor Holger Geschwindner's lab for more than a decade. It's a shot all-time scoring leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar made famous and fired effectively into his forties. But Nowitzki, enter...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  3. Dixon has chance to escape doghouse

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Rookie safety Ahmad Dixon isn't fired up for Saturday's preseason game just because of his unplanned layoff last week. Dixon, the seventh-round pick who was benched against the Baltimore Ravens for being late to the last walkthrou...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  4. Monte Kiffin: 'I'm really fired up'

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Monte Kiffin walked off the practice field with a sunburn and a smile Friday afternoon. Kiffin, the 74-year-old man demoted from defensive coordinator and given the mysterious title of assistant head coach/defense this offseason, ...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  5. A #coachingmatters Cuban conspiracy theory

    Tim MacMahon

    Mark Cuban fired a rather transparent shot at Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks after the Thunder's collapse Sunday afternoon against the Los Angeles Clippers. I hate how tv commentators will never say anything about coaching mistakes #coachingmatt...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  6. Final Exam: Hiring Kiffin never made sense

    Tim MacMahon

    Rob Ryan didn't deserve to be fired by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, but it's the best thing that could have happened to him. Monte Kiffin didn't deserve to be hired by Jones, and it's the worst thing that could have happened to him. Jones ...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  7. Blair fired up for chance against Spurs

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Mavericks center DeJuan Blair will have plenty of opportunity Thursday night to make the San Antonio Spurs regret letting him go. There might not be another Mavs big man in the building who has been getting regular minutes. Samuel Da...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  8. Dirk Nowitzki feels good, fired up

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - There are no guarantees with 35-year-old knees that have logged more than 45,000 NBA minutes and many, many more in international ball. That being said, Dirk Nowitzki has done everything in his power to prevent knee problems from sabotagi...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  9. Cuban: Mavs fire longtime strength coach

    Tim MacMahon

    The Mavericks fired longtime strength and conditioning coach Robert Hackett, owner Mark Cuban said. "We got rid of our strength and conditioning coach not because he wasn't a great strength and conditioning coach, but we felt like we needed someon...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  10. Coach Rick Carlisle, owner Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks critici...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban fired a quick jab at the refs Thursday night, and coach Rick Carlisle added his own criticism of late-game officiating in the league.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  11. Jason Garrett: Different direction philosophically on D

    Tim MacMahon

    Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett released a statement thanking fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and briefly explaining the decision: "I want to express my appreciation to Rob for all of his efforts and contributions to the Cowboys over the pas...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  12. Rob Ryan: D played well enough to be 9-1, 10-0

    Tim MacMahon

    Fired Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, who got the bad news from Jason Garrett while vacationing in Turks and Caicos, doesn't need any sympathy. "I'll be out of work for like five minutes," Ryan said. It's not Ryan's style to complain a...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  13. Mark Cuban hopes Lakers made 'huge mistake,' keeps making them

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW YORK -- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle isn't one bit happy that the preseason West favorite Lakers fired his former assistant Mike Brown after five games. "I think it sucks," Carlisle said Friday afternoon on ESPN Dallas 103.3's "Galloway and C...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  14. Mark Cuban pokes fun at Los Angeles Lakers, says Mike Brown firin...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle isn't one bit happy that the preseason West favorite Los Angeles Lakers fired his former assistant Mike Brown after five games.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  15. Dez Bryant's emotional outburst is no big deal

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Dez Bryant's sideline outburst Sunday, caught by the Fox cameras, really isn't a big deal. There's no question Bryant was frustrated late in the first half, after a Cowboys drive died when scrambling Tony Romo fired an incomplet...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  16. Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants -- Jerry Jones responds to Mat...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is smart enough not to continue a trash-talk exchange with the New York Giants when the truth is on the defending Super Bowl champions' side.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012